VW Level F Unit 12 synonyms/antonyms Flashcards

Terms Definitions
absolve
synonyms: acquit, exonerate, vindicate, excuse, pardon
absolve
antonyms: condemn, convict, incriminate, inculpate
caricature
synonyms: cartoon, burlesque, parody, lampoon
clangor
synonyms: din, clamor, uproar
clangor
antonyms: silence, stillness, peace and quiet
contiguous
synonyms: adjoining, abutting, next door to
contiguous
antonyms: detached, apart, distant, remote
cupidity
synonyms: avarice, rapacity, craving, lust
cupidity
antonyms: helpful, beneficial, harmless, innocuous
enhance
synonyms: fascinate, enchant, attract, bewitch
enhance
antonyms: bore to tears, repel, put someone off
extenuate
synonyms: moderate, mitigate, diminish, downplay
extenuate
antonyms: intensify, aggravate, worsen, exacerbate
implicit
synonyms: inferred, tacit, unspoken, unconditional
implicit
antonyms: explicit, expressed, stated, revealed
incisive
synonyms: acute, cutting, perceptive, trenchant
ostentatious
flashy, overdone, affected, flamboyant
ostentatious
antonyms: modest, plain, simple, demure, retiring
paragon
synonyms: exemplar, ideal, paradigm, model, good example
paraphrase
synonyms: reword, rephrase, (n.) a rendition, version
paraphrase
antonyms: repeat verbatim, duplicate, quote
politic
synonyms: tactful, diplomatic, judicious, circumspect
politic
antonyms: unwise, injudicious, imprudent, rash
prosaic
synonyms: commonplace, humdrum, literal, pedestrian
prosaic
antonyms: remarkable, distinctive, poetic, inspired
redundant
synonyms:unnecessary, superfluous, verbose, prolix
redundant
antonyms: succinct, terse, laconic, scarce, inadequate
scintillating
synonyms: stimulating, lively, glittering, flashing
scintillating
antonyms: dull, boring, insipid, flat, tame, vapid
winsome
synonyms: winning, engaging, delightful, prepossessing
winsome
antonyms: unattractive, unappealing, repulsive
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